Adult Programs

BALLROOM DANCING BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATES
This class offers a complete introduction to ballroom dancing. The class is perfect for beginners and those looking to polish their ballroom technique. You will learn the techniques necessary for moving with style and grace. No previous dance experience or partner is necessary.  More Info
BEGINNER BRIDGE

Learn the fundamentals of Bridge.  A fun, yet, complex card game. 

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CERAMICS: INTERMEDIATE
This class is designed for the student who has prior experience with ceramics. Painting on resin, dry brushing, and other techniques will be introduced.  More Info
CHESS (16-ADULT)
The chess group is for all levels of playing strength.  More Info
COLE BLUEGRASS SHOW

Come listen to local bluegrass bands.  The event is free to attend & donations are accepted. 

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CROCHETING & KNITTING

This class will teach you how to crotchet & knit various items. 

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DOG OBEDIENCE CLASS

A six-week course for dogs of any breed and any age.  Dogs will learn to heel calmly on leash, react to different commands, and come when called. AKC Canine Good citizen test is available. AKC S.T.A.R. puppy program is available for puppies under one year of age for a small cost.

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HANDBUILT CERAMICS

Come stretch your creative muscles as you learn how to form original works of art in clay! The basic skills of hand-built ceramics will be taught through the pinch coil and slab methods using low fire clay's and glazes.

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JEWELRY MAKING CLASS

Make several pieces of jewelry in this six week class; necklaces, earrings, or bracelets.

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PHOTOGRAPHY- COMPETENT PHOTOGRAPHY COURSE- PART 1
Part 1 - The first class in a three part series designed to teach the fundamentals that every photographer should know. This 10-week course focuses on camera operation and the technical aspects of photography. You must pass a test in order to move on to part 2 of the series
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PHOTOGRAPHY- COMPETENT PHOTOGRAPHY COURSE- PART 2

Part 2 - The second of a three part series.  Part two focuses on the artistic and creative side of photography.  This 6-week course covers composition, scene analysis, and other creative tools that allow you to develop, realize, and share your own artistic vision. Must have passed a test on part 1 in order to register for this class.

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PHOTOGRAPHY- COMPETENT PHOTOGRAPHY COURSE- PART 3

Part 3 - Merges art and science and works on developing the skills and abilities that any competent photographer should have. You will learn the fundamentals of lighting and light modification, basic portrait work, group shots, basic nature and landscape techniques, etc. so that you’ll be prepared and capable of handling the typical tasks any photographer is expected to know how to do.

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TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)
Join this wonderful group and work together to learn healthy options to take the pounds off.  Weekly programs and discussion are free, with weigh-ins strictly confidential.  For more information email judyotopss@aol.com
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MAIN PHONE NUMBER

(540) 375-3054

ADDRESS

620 Florida Street
Salem, VA  24153

OFFICE HOURS

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Kathy Murphy
Program Manager
(540) 375-3057
kmurphy@salemva.gov

Vickie Sword
Program Supervior
(540) 375-3054
vsword@salemva.gov

Hank Luton
Assistant Program Supervior
(540) 375-3054
hluton@salemva.gov


Salem WiFi Virginia.gov
Roanoke Valley